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July 26 2020 - 4:07 pm

UPDATED: Needle Drop v7.2

For macOS 10.15 and later only. This applet plays each track in the selected Music playlist for a set time interval optionally starting at a set number of seconds into each track, beginning with the selected track. Handy for 'scoping playlists.

Needle Drop will work best on tracks that have local files. Un-cached tracks streamed from the cloud may upset timing while audio is being downloaded.

For best results clear the Up Next list before engaging.

Also see Audition End.

Latest version:

  • Accommodations for macOS 11 Big Sur
  • Performance, UI and security enhancements

More information for Needle Drop v7.2 and download link is here.

July 26 2020 - 4:06 pm

UPDATED: Audition End v3.2

For macOS 10.15 and later only. Play through each track in a playlist by a set number of seconds (:05 - :60) from the end. Additionally, wait a set number of seconds between each track; when engaged, begins playing from the first track or the first selected track in the playlist.

For best results clear the Up Next queue before engaging.

Also see Needle Drop.

Latest version:

  • Accommodations for macOS 11 Big Sur
  • Performance, UI and security enhancements

More information for Audition End v3.2 and download link is here.

July 26 2020 - 10:27 am

UPDATED: Refresh Smart Playlists v3.2

For macOS 10.15 and later only. This script will "refresh" the selected user-created Smart Playlists by removing the tracks they contain (if possible*) which obliges them to dynamically repopulate, ostensibly with different tracks.

*Note that tracks cannot be removed from a Smart Playlist which already contains every track of the library meeting its criteria--it would just repopulate with the same tracks. Smart Playlists with the "Limit to" and "Live updating" criteria in use are more likely to be "refreshable".

Latest version:

  • Accommodations for macOS 11 Big Sur
  • Performance, UI and security enhancements

More information for Refresh Smart Playlists v3.2 and download link is here.

July 20 2020 - 3:28 pm

UPDATED: Scan For Double Entries v3.1

For macOS 10.15 and later only. This applet will scan your Music library for pairs of track entries that--very strangely--point to the same file and then copy those tracks to a discrete playlist for further examination; presumably you'll want to remove one of the faux pair tracks without Trashing the single associated file.

More about this issue is here.

Latest version:

  • Accommodations for macOS 11 Big Sur
  • Performance, UI and security enhancements

More information for Scan For Double Entries v3.1 and download link is here.

July 20 2020 - 11:17 am

UPDATED: Album Rating Reset v4.2

For macOS 10.15 and later only. This script will allow you to batch set or clear the Album Rating and/or Album Love/Dislike for the albums of the selected tracks or the albums associated with the tracks in a selected playlist (note that only a single track from any album need be selected in order to change the album rating or loved of the entire album). Handy for clearing batches of albums of their user-set album ratings, or re-rating batches of albums.

Latest version:

  • Accommodations for macOS 11 Big Sur
  • Performance, UI and security enhancements

More information for Album Rating Reset v4.2 and download link is here.

July 19 2020 - 1:49 pm

UPDATED: Save Album Art to Album Folder v6.6

For macOS 10.15 and later only. This script will export the artwork of the selected tracks (or the tracks in a selected playlist) as an image file to the folder which contains each selected track's file--presumably each track's Album folder--or a single user-selected folder. If multiple album tracks are selected, the script will make sure only one artwork file per Album is exported.

Also see Save Album Art as folder.jpg.

This app is free to try full-featured in Demo Mode. In Demo Mode it will only process 5 image files per launch. If you like it you can purchase a code for $1.99 which will unlock the 5-image restriction. Launch the app and click "Register…" in its File menu to make an in-app purchase.

Latest version:

  • Accommodations for macOS 11 Big Sur
  • Performance, UI and security enhancements

More information for Save Album Art to Album Folder v6.6 and download link is here.

July 19 2020 - 1:29 pm

UPDATED: Save Album Art as folder.jpg v4.4

For macOS 10.15 and later only. This script will export the artwork of the selected tracks or tracks in the selected playlist as a JPEG image file named folder.jpg to the folder which contains each selected track's file--presumably the track's Album folder. Many third-party music players and systems (Sonos, for example) may look for a "folder.jpg" here to use as display artwork. If multiple album tracks are selected, the script will make sure only one image file per Album is exported.

Also see Save Album Art to Album Folder.

This app is free to try full-featured in Demo Mode. In Demo Mode it will only process 5 image files per launch. If you like it you can purchase a code for $1.99 which will unlock the 5-image restriction. Launch the app and click "Register…" in its File menu to make an in-app purchase.

Latest version:

  • Accommodations for macOS 11 Big Sur
  • Performance, UI and security enhancements

More information for Save Album Art as folder.jpg v4.4 and download link is here.

July 18 2020 - 1:17 pm

UPDATED: Proper English Title Capitalization v4.3

For macOS 10.15 and later only. Capitalizes the first letter of each word in your choice of the Title, Artist, Album Artist, Album, Comments, Composer, Grouping, Movement, Work, or Show tags of the selected tracks, but based on conventional rules of title capitalization in the English language. Thus, "what it feels like for a girl (above and beyond 12'' club mix)" becomes "What It Feels Like for a Girl (Above and Beyond 12'' Club Mix)". Two user-editable Exception Lists can handle words that should not be title-capped or modified. Test Run feature enables you to see what would be changed displayed in a separate Test Run Log window.

Latest version:

  • Accommodations for macOS 11 Big Sur
  • Adds "Check for Update..." to App menu
  • Performance, UI and security enhancements

More information for Proper English Title Capitalization v4.3 and download link is here.

July 18 2020 - 9:37 am

UPDATED: Media Folder Files Not Added v1.5

For macOS 10.15 or later. This application will list the file paths of the media files in your designated "Media" folder which are not associated with any tracks in the Music or TV app's track library. Additionally, a different parent folder can be user-selected and its contents will be compared to the current library. Includes options to Export a text file listing the file paths, Filter within results, Add a selection of found files to Music or TV, and move them to the Trash. The latter two features are only available in the registered version.

Also see Super Remove Dead Tracks and List MIAs.

This app is free to try in Demo Mode with some features restricted. If you like it you can purchase a code for $2.99 which will unlock the inhibited "Add", "Trash" and other features. Launch the app and click "Register…" in the its File menu to make an in-app purchase .

Latest version:

  • Accommodations for macOS 11 Big Sur
  • Performance, UI and security enhancements

More information for Media Folder Files Not Added v1.5 and download link is here.

July 17 2020 - 1:34 pm

UPDATED: Remove n Characters From Front or Back v6.4

For macOS 10.15 or later. This script lets you delete a specified number of characters from either the beginning or the ending of the Title, Album, Album Artist, Artist/Director, Category, Comments, Composer, Episode ID, Grouping, Show (or their "Sort" siblings), Movement or Work tag of each selected track. For example, delete the initial digits and the space from "01 First Track", "02 Second Track", and so on.

This app is free to try full-featured in Demo Mode, with the exception that only up to five tracks can be processes per launch. You can purchase a code for $1.99 which will remove this restriction. Launch the app and click "Register…" in the its File menu to make an in-app purchase.

Latest version:

  • Accommodations for macOS 11 Big Sur
  • Performance, UI and security enhancements

More information for Remove n Characters From Front or Back v6.4 and download link is here.

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